The Joomla search feature finds your Contacts

When you are using the Joomla Contacts Component, the search feature on your site will allow you to search through your contacts. For example, we have a contact named Student A and Student B. As you can see in the screenshot to the right, searching our site for student brings back both of these contacts Read More >

Using a Captcha with the Contacts Component in Joomla 3.1

Question: How do I setup captcha for contact forms created by the Contacts Component in Joomla 3.0? Answer: Configure the global captcha setting in Joomla By default, there does not appear to be any settings within the Joomla 3.0 Contacts Component that deal with captcha setup. If you want to setup captcha for your contact Read More >

Redirecting forms to specific pages in Joomla 3.1

In our previous tutorial we showed you how contact forms work in Joomla 3.0. One of the points that we mentioned is that when you submit the form, the page reloads and shows the user a confirmation message that the form was submitted. You have the option to configure what URL is shown after the Read More >

How Contact Forms work in Joomla 3.1

If you’ve been following our tutorial series on using the Contacts Component in Joomla 3.0, then you’re now ready to review how the actual contact form works. The contact form was created when we setup a Contacts menu item (which we did in our last tutorial).   Form Values The contact form by default contains Read More >

How to Create a Contacts Menu Item in Joomla 3.1

After creating new contact categories and new contacts within the Joomla 3.0 Contacts Component, you are now ready to create new Menu Items for this component. Creating a Contacts Menu Item Log into your Joomla 3.0 admin dashboard In the top menu, click Menus, hover over the menu you wish to add a new link Read More >

How to create a new Contact in Joomla 3.1

It is easy to create a new contact within the Contacts Component in Joomla 3.0. Here are the steps: Creating a new Contact Log into your Joomla 3.0 admin dashboard In the top menu, click Components, hover over Contacts, and then click Contacts In the top left of the page, click the New button There Read More >

How to create a new Contacts Category in Joomla 3.1

In this Joomla 3.0 tutorial, we are going to show you how to create a new Category within the Contacts module. Log into your Joomla 3.0 admin dashboard In the top menu, click Components, hover over Contacts, and then click Categories In the top left of the page, click New Fill out the details on Read More >